Maritime is one of Washington’s biggest and oldest industries, and it’s also becoming one of the most innovative. Washington Maritime Blue and the Port of Seattle have partnered again to launch the next cohort of the Maritime Blue Innovation Accelerator, an intensive four-month program providing access to a global network of mentors and advisers alongside Washington’s maritime industry and oceanRead more
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In partnership with Inmarsat and Shell Shipping and Maritime, Thetius has launched an
Innovation Challenge in search for novel solutions to improve crew safety and welfare. Applications close on September 16.
The Maritime Blue Accelerator Showcase will take place April 7. It will be a virtual demo day from 2:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. Pacific Standard Time. You can join the cohort as they pitch their ideas to a curated audience of investors, mentors, corporate partners and government officials and showcase their extraordinary work. These 11 start-ups were selected for the firstRead more
Days after Washington Governor Jay Inslee celebrated the start of work on the state’s first hybrid-electric ferry, a study released by Washington Maritime Blue identifies investment opportunities. The highest growth sectors in the blue economy include technology solutions for water transportation, shipping, science and other ocean systems. The blue economy is the sustainable use of ocean resources for economic growth, improvedRead more
By David Helvarg and Jason Scorse From Texas to Alaska, Saipan to the Florida Keys, sea level rise and intensified hurricanes are making our coastlines more dangerous and unstable. At the same time, most of the U.S. population and the majority of the nation’s economic activity is now located in our coastal states. This is why we need to putRead more
House Oceans Caucus co-chairs, Alaska Congressman Don Young and Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici, introduced a bipartisan resolution recognizing World Oceans Day on June 8 with a call for action to protect, conserve, maintain and rebuild the world’s oceans and ocean resources. Additionally the co–chairs wrote an op-ed about the topic, published in The Hill. The House Oceans Caucus is a bipartisan group ofRead more